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NAACP at VCU, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Raise 5 at VCU and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. present a program to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and other STD's in the University Student Commons, Richmond Salons. There will be a panel of HIV infected guests who will tell their stories and further discuss how we as a community can be greater than AIDS. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Shaniece Robinson at

RamTech holds a "Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week" from Dec. 1-5 with dozens of deals for faculty and staff. Save up to $490 on Dell computers, 50% off on PKG laptop bags, 25% off on Belkin home products, $75 off Beats Studio wireless headphones, $5 off OtterBox cases and 10% off VCU logo items. RamTech's new "Trade In and Trade Up" program gives store credit on the spot for old technology. Full-time faculty and staff are also eligible for payroll deduction. For more information, contact McKensie Williams at or (804) 828-8324 or visit

University Counseling Services, Student Government Association and The Center for Human-Animal Interaction present "Paws for Stress" in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-D. Play with certified therapy dogs from the Center for Human-Animal Interaction as a way to unwind from semester stress. Participants are needed to help study this event and will be entered for prize drawings. It requires one hour, including time with the dogs, and no food, drink (except water) and tobacco for one hour prior to the event. For more information, contact Tori Keel at or (804) 828-6200 or visit


RamRide Service During Thanksgiving Break

There will be no RamRide transit service beginning on Thursday, Nov. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 29. Normal service will resume on Sunday, Nov. 30. For more information, contact VCU Transportation at

Call for Proposals: 2015 Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The Honors College seeks faculty research proposals for the 2015 Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program (HSURP). The program will run Thursday, May 28, to Tuesday, July 24. Mentors will receive a $500 stipend to aid with research needs. The submission deadline for priority consideration is Friday, Jan. 9. To submit a proposal, visit the website below. For more information, contact Jacqueline Smith-Mason at or visit

See a schedule of workshops and classes that teach how to use collections and databases.
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See a schedule of workshops and seminars that teach how to use computer applications.